The field of vaccinations continues to change at an amazing rate. This has only increased with the COVID-19 pandemic and all of the advancements in vaccine development that have occurred to combat this pandemic. Pharmacists should be updated regularly on changes to vaccine and immunization recommendations not just for COVID-19 but across all vaccine-preventable diseases as they are the most accessible healthcare provider in a community.

Participants will gain the knowledge and skills needed to:

  1. Categorize the 2022-23 influenza vaccine sources to apply recommendations to various populations (elderly, immunocompromised, egg allergy).

  2. Differentiate between recommendations for the available COVID-19 vaccines available in the U.S. including intervals, boosters, and age groups.

  3. Evaluate the new pneumococcal recommendations for adults and apply these to your patient populations.
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